The following is a listing of trainings available in the state of Delaware that could be useful for your postpartum doula education. Please read the details to determine if the classes are a required part of a certification curriculum. You are required to be at least 18 years old to register.
Postpartum Doula Training Close to Delaware (Swarthmore, PA)
Organization Name: Nurturing the Doula
Instructor: Jackie Kelleher
Course and Workshop Details and Requirements
This is a 3 day postpartum doula training workshop. This workshop satisfies the workshop portion of a DONA certification as a postpartum doula. Even though this workshop is DONA-approved, you do not have to be enrolled in DONA to receive training through the class. The workshop is offered on Feb. 24-26 1, 2017 and on June 2-4, 2017 from 8:00AM to 6:30PM daily.
Costs and Fees
The cost for the postpartum doula workshop is $525. There is a fee if you decide to cancel.
To register, pay online, and read additional workshop policies, click here.
Postpartum Doula Training in Newark, DE
Organization Name: Christiana Care Health System
Class and Workshop Details and Requirements
The classes offered are Newborn Steps class, Breastfeeding class (taught by a lactation consultant), and Happiest Baby on the Block class (includes the CD/DVD for you to keep), and CPR for Friends and Family class. These classes are not required or affiliated with a certification organization such as DONA International or CAPPA.
Course and Workshop Topics
These classes will teach you the following concepts about postpartum support:
- Using hands-on techniques, learn about diapering, bathing, and umbilical cord care
- Understand how to properly babyproof a home
- Discuss how latching and positioning is important for proper breastfeeding
- Learn how to tell if a baby is getting enough milk and how to troubleshoot common breastfeeding issues
- Discuss how to calm and soothe a crying, fussy baby and learn how to encourage an infant to sleep longer
Costs and Fees
Newborn Steps class - $40
Breastfeeding class - $30
Happiest Baby on the Block class - $65
CPR for Family and Friends class - $45
Check class dates and time or register by clicking here. You can also pay by mailing a check to:
The Parent Education Department, Room 4A47
P.O. Box 6001
Newark, DE 19718
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